Friday, February 11, 2011

Jingdezhen Artists to Visit Penland March 10

Fellow clubbers,
Everyone is invited to an afternoon of festivities honoring Penland Visiting Artists from the Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute in China.

When: Thursday, March 10, 2011
Where: Penland's Gorelick Social Hall (aka Northlight) and Ridgeway Community Room
Time: 1:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Please RSVP to Marie Fornaro, at mariefornaro@penland.org or 828-765-2359, ext. 13.

There will be a presentation on Chinese ceramic history and culture by Li Chao, Associate Professor of Art at the Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute. There will also be demonstrations by master ceramic artists in Northlight. Afterwards there will be a pot-luck party at Ridgeway. Please plan to bring a small, non-perishable (or slowly perishable) donation for the potluck dinner. Penland will provide drinks and plates.

The artists are:
Li Chao, Associate Professor of Art at the Jingdezhen Ceramic
Institute
Feng Shangjin, Master over-glaze painter
Xie Zhenghua, Master slab builder
Feng Weina, under-glaze decorator and faculty member of
Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute
Dai Guangyu, Master trimmer
Zhan Shaolin, Master thrower
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